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Asian Studies Panel Discussion: "The Korean Crisis in International Context"

Tuesday, November 28, 3:30pm at the Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

Mon, Nov 20, 2006

What ramifications will the North Korean nuclear test have for regional and international relations? How are other countries likely to respond? What direction should U.S. policy take in its wake? The panelists will address these questions from a variety of perspectives, and set the stage for an open Q and A session.


CEAS kicks off lecture series with a talk by Bill Emmott: "The Sun Also Rises: how a recovering Japan could change Asia"

Tue, Nov 7, 2006

On October 20, 2006, at the UT Alumni Center, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for International Business Education and Research, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs hosted the inaugural lecture of The Distinguished Lectures on East Asia, a series of public talks on contemporary political and economic developments in Japan, the Korean peninsula and China.


East Asia Faculty Publications

Thu, Sep 21, 2006

Recent East Asia faculty publications by Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang, Patricia Maclachlan, Mark Metzler, and John Traphagan.


Ian Buruma, Lecturer: "Lee Koran, Japanese Imperialism, and Multi-Racial Propaganda"

Friday, October 27, at 3:30 pm in the Harry Ransom Center

Wed, Sep 20, 2006

Ian Buruma is Henry R. Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College, NY. Reception to follow.


Distinguished Speaker Series on East Asia:
Bill Emmott, Lecturer: "The Sun Also Rises: how a recovering Japan could change Asia"

Friday, October 20, 2006, at 5 pm in the Alumni Center

Tue, Sep 19, 2006

Bill Emmott, who recently retired from The Economist after 13 years as editor-in- chief, is an independent writer, speaker and consultant. This lecture is co- sponsored by The Center for International Business Education and Research and The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Reception to follow lecture.


Professor John Traphagan Publishes New Book

Mon, Apr 10, 2006

The book Wearing Cultural Styles in Japan: Concepts of Tradition and Modernity in Practice, edited by John Traphagan and Christopher Thompson (Ohio University) has been published by the State University of New York Press.


Summary of JSPS Conference

Thu, Mar 2, 2006

On February 25, the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin hosted an interdisciplinary conference exploring historical and contemporary avenues of Japan's cultural influence abroad. The event was co-organized and co-sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).